Online applications are OPEN: Hutton Mentor Application (click to start application)

  • Mentoring opportunities are on a volunteer basis.
  • Mentors are encouraged to reach out and recruit potential Hutton Scholars from high schools in their local area. 
  • Any questions regarding project descriptions or guidance on internship set up can be directed to Mary Webb Banning, Educational Programs Coordinator, at [email protected].

Submitting your Online Mentor Application:

Mentor applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible and to recruit students, by visiting classes and communicating with science teachers and guidance counselors in local high schools. **Mentor applicants are encouraged to become members of the American Fisheries Society, if they are not already** For more information about becoming a member, please visit our membership page HERE.

  1. Click the link, “Hutton Mentor Application” above to bring you to the online application page
  2. If you do not have an AFS account, please create one to be able to complete the online application form
  3. Fill out the Mentor Application form with all the correct information, your (and your co-mentor (s)) resume and project description)
  4. Once you have completed and submitted your Mentor Application, you will receive a submission confirmation email. If you do NOT receive a submission confirmation email, review to ensure you have completed all required fields then resubmit.

If you are paired with a Hutton Scholar for the summer:

  • Selected mentors must meet in person with his/her student match by the end of May before the internship officially begins.
  • ALL schedules, projects, trips and co-mentors must be identified and discussed with both your Hutton Scholar as well as the Educational Program Coordinator before the internship start date.